The Gerety Awards now open for 2023 entries; VMLY&R NZ’s Kim Pick named AU/NZ ambassador

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The Gerety Awards now open for 2023 entries; VMLY&R NZ’s Kim Pick named AU/NZ ambassador

Entries for the Gerety Awards are now open for 2023 entries. The Gerety Awards is unique, in that it brings together a female jury to select the best in advertising that resonates most with a female audience


AU/NZ will be represented in a joint executive jury session with Kim Pick, executive creative director, VMLY&R, New Zealand as the ambassador and jury president.

The locations for the 5th season of the Gerety awards are London, Chicago, Dubai, Mumbai, Berlin, Bucharest, AU/NZ, Madrid, Bogota, and Stockholm. As well as defining the shortlist the executive jury sessions each select the agency and production company of the year from their country. This is chosen from the entrants of the Portfolio Cut.

New for 2023: entrants will be able to submit entries for Strategy as well as Emerging Commerce into any of the Gerety cuts for Communication, Media, Innovation, B2B, Health, Pharma, Works for Good, Entertainment, Experience and Humour.

Entries celebrating strategy will show creative examples of the customer journey and strategic planning that redefined a brand or product.

Emerging commerce will show new channels that organically use the Metaverse, NFTs, Blockchain, AI, AR and other advanced technologies and tools to seamlessly support the development of a brand, product or service.

Says Pick: “It’s an honour to be selected as the AU/NZ regional ambassador for the Gerety Awards this year. In its fifth year now, and continuing to grow in scale and scope, it has a unique perspective: a jury that selects the best in global advertising that resonates with a female audience. I look forward to joining with the jury from across Australia and New Zealand to deliberate, curate and celebrate the outstanding work that’s happening in this market.”

The ambassadors leading the executive jury sessions for the 2023 Gerety Awards include:
Gia Fernandes, Group Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, India
Natasha Romariz Maasri, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett MEA, UAE
Amy Kean, CEO, Good Shout, UK
Manuela Villegas, Co-Founder, Sí Señor, Colombia
Gema Arias, Digital Strategy and Creative Director, Kitchen, Spain
Simina Zidaru, Managing Director & Creative Director, Tribal DDB, Romania
Kim Pick, Executive Creative Director, VMLY&R, New Zealand
Nina Kurn, Strategy Director & Senior Creative, McCann Stockholm & Nordics, Sweden
Myra Nussbaum, President & CCO, Havas Chicago, USA
Kathrin Jesse, CEO, BBDO Germany

The 2023 Gerety Awards are now open for entries. The full executive jury will be announced in the coming weeks in the meantime you can learn more about the Grand Jury and Ambassadors at